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Our Inductees

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1979-2019
 our local athletic achievements
are remembered here

Recent Inductees:

Chloe Black

Growing up in Peterborough, Chloe played many sports – hockey, rowing, running and baseball, but nothing caught her attention or her passion like cycling. Chloe was a high performance road and track cyclist competing on the pro circuit in Canada and her winter home in Tucson, Arizona. She was a member of the National Team…

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Graham G. Wilkins

From 1974 to 1984, Graham was a member of both the Trent University and Peterborough Rowing Clubs. His crews were gold medalists at the Canadian Championships in 1981, 82 and 83 and the North American Championships (Canadian Henley Regatta) in 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, and 1984. Graham was also a member of the Peterborough crews…

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Mark Vitarelli

Growing up in a legendary lacrosse family, Mark has carried on a tradition that spans some 70 years.  He has a remarkable record that is hard to beat.  He played on four consecutive Minto Cup Championship teams 1972-75.  He started his coaching career as an assistant coach in 1977 and went on to coach Peterborough…

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Heather Richardson

Raised in Norwood, Heather was an all round good high school athlete who excelled at every sport she played – volleyball, track, x-country, x-country skiing, basketball (including as a member of the boys team) and badminton. She was an MVP in each sport throughout her high school career. In 93 and 94 she competed at…

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Fred Mortimer

A talented athlete from childhood, Fred attended King George Public School where he played soccer and hockey. Described as a speedy, slick, stick handling player, Fred was the top scorer on the 1946/47 Peterborough Junior Bs. In 1946 he was offered a try-out contract with Cleveland Barons of the AHL and received an invitation to…

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John Druce

Born in 1966 and raised in Peterborough, John Druce began playing minor hockey with St. Alphonsus Church. He moved on to AAA in Pee Wee and was later drafted by the Peterborough Petes in 1984, where he played two seasons. John was selected in the second-round, 40thoverall, in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft by the…

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Ever wonder how athletes become inducted into the Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame? Do you have a particular athlete in mind who deserves to be inducted? Learn about the nomination and induction process.

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